Ritically evaluate the role of clinical supervision as a governance strategy designed to support safe and effective mental health care

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a?a¦the nature of clinical supervision has as its narrative, the patientas suffering. What is examined in
supervision is the effect of the patients suffering on the nurseas ability to respond, interact and to
thinka (emphasise in original) (Yegdich, 1996).

a?a¦supervision in psychiatric nursing has two main aims: to protect people in care from nurses and
to protect nurses from themselvesa (Barker, 1998).

Critically evaluate the role of clinical supervision as a governance strategy designed to support safe
and effective mental health care.